• Year of the Rat

    And now, for something completely different…

    A new moon in Pisces heralds a new phase emerging from the debris of these past months and years. This new moon phase is the beginning of the new year across Asia – Losar in the Tibetan tradition, Tet for the Vietnamese, and so on. It’s also the beginning of the zodiac cycle in the Asian tradition, so there is…

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    20/20 Vision – Eclipsing the old

    We have a chance to restore some order from the chaos, as long as we keep the long view. The next six months shows the direction things will take in our personal and collective experience. It will depend on our concrete actions whether we establish something constructive and of lasting importance - there is a big message of renewal and…

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    What’s my Karma?

    “Bad karma” is simply stuff happening that we don’t like. In reality there is no "good" or "bad", just things happening in response to an amalgamation of prior actions, some which we can see clearly, and others which we will never be aware of.

  • Solar Eclips

    Eclipsing the old you

    Tomorrow (Tuesday) brings us a Solar eclipse in Cancer (at 21:15 Brussels time). We are all clearing out and clarifying our relationship to our past, our work, our partners, our family, and to all the stuff we have accumulated along the way.

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    Virgo New Moon

    Yesterday’s New Moon in Virgo highlights the theme of societal and governmental transformation that we have been grappling with for quite a long time now, while at the same time showing us where we need to be our own authority and how we are taking care – or not – of our personal structures like our body, our health and…

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    Guru Purnima eclipsed

    The Lunar (Full Moon) eclipse on July 27th is quite special for a number of reasons. First, it happens to be the annual celebration of one’s most important teachers, known as Guru Purnima. Teachers come in many forms, and though you might feel you don’t have a special teacher, we can think of ourselves as the only student in the…

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    Can you spare any change?

    “Travel light; arrive quickly.” ~ Sathya Sai Baba The only constant is change, nothing lasts forever, and this, too, shall pass. We have all heard these and similar phrases our whole life, yet we rarely take them to heart. We still cling to who and what we love, and can’t bear to let them go. Change is difficult. To avoid…

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    Transformational Retreat at Basunti in India

    This is it!  The retreat you’ve been waiting for – a chance to discover India in relaxed and genteel comfort, practice yoga, take care of yourself and explore your own life at the same time. Join us at Basunti for an unforgettable and life-changing holiday. Basunti is an idyllic private lakeside retreat centre, set on a promontory in a nature…

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    Another Big Cycle of Endings and Beginnings

      Following on from its conjunction with Monday’s inspiring new Moon in the last degrees of Sagittarius (December 18th), Saturn moves into a very potent alignment (known as cazimi, the closest possible conjunction) with our Sun in the early hours of Wednesday, December 20th when it enters its home sign of Capricorn, one day before the Sun marks the winter…

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    Impermanence is the fountain of youth!

    When effort is needed, effort will appear. When effortlessness becomes essential, it will assert itself. You need not push life about. Just flow with it and give yourself completely to the task of the present moment, which is the dying now to the now. For living is dying. Without death, life cannot be. ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj (Important message at…